Superman #34

Published
January 1953
Page count
28
Cover price
6d [0-0-6 GBP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Golden Age size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/1174041

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover It! (Superman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Win Mortimer, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original Managing Editor
 
Mort Weisinger, original Story Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Story Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #162 (November 1951)
Untitled [It]
Also printed
Australia
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #61 ([September 1952?])
Superman vs. "It"!
Show/hide 1. It! (Superman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
IT (intro)

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger , scripter
Art
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original Managing Editor
 
Mort Weisinger, original Story Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Story Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #162 (November 1951)
It!
Also printed
Australia
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #61 ([September 1952?])
It!
Show/hide 2. Untitled (Shorty) Comic story, 1 page

"Wanted: Students for the School Band"

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Show/hide 3. Untitled (Peg) Comic story, 1 page

"Let’s go in here for something to eat, Peg"

Featuring

Feature
Peg
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #174 (March 1952)
Untitled
Show/hide 4. The Man Who Bossed Superman! (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Pudge Purdy (villain, introduction); gang members

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Steve Brodie , inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original Assistant Editor [attributed]
 
Mort Weisinger, original Assistant Editor [attributed]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #51 (March-April 1948)
The Man Who Bossed Superman!
Also printed
Australia
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #61 ([September 1952?])
The Man Who Bossed Superman!
 
United States
Three-Dimension Adventures Superman (DC, 1953 series) (1953)
The Man Who Bossed Superman
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #49 ([May 1969?])
The Man who Bossed Superman
 
United States
Superman 3-D (DC, 1997 series) ([February] 1998)
The Man Who Bossed Superman

Synopsis

To raise money for charity, a contest is held where the winner will get Superman to carry out their wishes for a day. When gangster Pudge Purdy wins the contest, Superman must use his wits to fulfill the terms of the contest without allowing Purdy to profit from Superman's deeds.


Status

This issue includes help from

  • Jeff Battista

AusReprints ID

  • 39066

Cover added

Index completed

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